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“The Pontifical Institute has long appeared to observers to be the most substantial centre of medieval scholarship in North America.” —GEORGE HOLMES, Chichele Professor of Medieval History, All Souls College, Oxford

The Institute Library, which opened in 1929 with a mere 3,000 titles donated by St Michael’s College, today has holdings of about 120,000 volumes whose lustre is enhanced and complemented by specialized collections of 9,000 reels of microfilm and 50,000 slides. The Institute’s Academic Council alone exercises control and authority over Library policies and use.

Access to the Library is normally granted to professors and graduate students of the University of Toronto who work in areas allied to the Library’s resources and, on a more restricted basis, to other members of the University of Toronto who need to consult unique copies or materials not otherwise available at the University of Toronto. Every reasonable opportunity to use the Library is also granted to Guests of the Institute and other visiting scholars.
Priority in collection development at the Institute Library has always been given to editions of texts and archival materials and to catalogues of manuscripts held in libraries around the world. There is a special strength in medieval philosophy and theology; but the collection is also very strong in history, law, liturgy, and literature.

The published opera omnia of every major medieval figure, as well as the great multi-volume collections on national and ecclesiastical history, are all available in the Institute Library. The inventory of the library stands in 2000 at 101,900 books, with another 20,000 printed and manuscript books in microform.

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Canadian Libraries

TOPIC
Catholic Church 438
Theology 211
Middle Ages 149
Bible 109
Thomas, Aquinas, Saint, 1225?-1274 107
Christian literature, Early 104
English language 94
Church history 86
Manuscripts 80
Philosophy, Medieval 67
Christian saints 64
Theology, Doctrinal 64
Hymns, Latin 63
Papacy 61
Law 60
Monasteries 56
Philosophy 54
French literature 51
Canon law 49
Dominicans 46
Augustine, Saint, Bishop of Hippo 45
Customary law 45
Church music 44
Scholasticism 44
Comparative law 43
Monasticism and religious orders 42
Religious poetry, Latin 42
Aristotle 39
French language 39
Law, Primitive 39
Roman law 39
Latin language 37
Illumination of books and manuscripts 35
Close writs 32
Church and state 31
Fathers of the church 31
University of Oxford 31
Franciscans 30
Greek language 29
Church architecture 27
Literature, Medieval 27
Philosophy, Ancient 27
Castles 26
Mysticism 26
Archives 25
Church of England 25
Land tenure 25
Manuscripts, Latin 25
Reformation 25
Dante Alighieri, 1265-1321 24
Ecclesiastical law 24
English poetry 23
Hundred Years' War, 1339-1453 23
Knowledge, Theory of 23
Architecture 22
Christian art and symbolism 22
Greek literature 22
Jesus Christ 22
Reginald, of Piperno, d. 1290 22
Apologetics 21
Crusades 21
German language 21
Political science 21
Renaissance 21
Bishops 20
Ethics 20
French poetry 20
University of Cambridge 20
Catholic literature 19
Constitutional history 19
Duns Scotus, John, ca. 1266-1308 19
Popes 18
Rare books 18
Real property 18
Benedictines 17
Christianity 17
Diplomatics 17
Plato 17
Metaphysics 16
Muratori, Lodovico Antonio, 1672-1750 16
Sophists 16
Troubadours 16
Chaucer, Geoffrey, d. 1400 15
Christian antiquities 15
English ballads and songs 15
Latin language, Medieval and modern 15
Law, Germanic 15
Numismatics 15
Psychology 15
World history 15
Catedral de Santiago de Compostela 14
Cathedrals 14
Charlemagne, Emperor, 742-814 14
Civilization, Medieval 14
Geography 14
Hebrew language 14
Heraldry 14
Logic 14
Orthodox Eastern Church 14
Paleography 14
Slavs 14
Syriac language 14
Archaeology 13
Clergy (Canon law) 13
Francis, of Assisi, Saint, 1182-1226 13
Painting 13
Paleography, Latin 13
St. Albans Abbey 13
Wills 13
Art 12
Betrothal (Canon law) 12
Catholic Church. Pope (1227-1241 : Gregory IX) 12
Criminal law (Canon law) 12
Education 12
Feudalism 12
Germanic languages 12
Gothic language 12
Incunabula 12
Indo-European languages 12
Luther, Martin, 1483-1546 12
Nobility 12
Philosophy, Modern 12
Provençal poetry 12
Russian literature 12
Abelard, Peter, 1079-1142 11
Albigenses 11
Cartularies 11
Churches 11
Gnosticism 11
Hagiography 11
History 11
Ireland -- History To 1603 11
Jews 11
Law reports, digests, etc 11
Old Norse language 11
Petrarca, Francesco, 1304-1374 11
Religion 11
Arabic language 10
Church year 10
Civil law 10
Councils and synods 10
Guilds 10
Heresy 10
Legends 10
Libraries 10
Lord's Supper 10
Martyrs 10
Mass 10
Mongols 10
Names, Geographical 10
Sculpture 10
Sermons, Latin 10
Alfred, King of England, 849-899 9
Benefices, Ecclesiastical 9
Cicero, Marcus Tullius 9
Cistercians 9
Constantine I, Emperor of Rome, d. 337 9
Coptic language 9
Dutch language 9
Economics 9
English literature 9
Franks 9
Great Britain -- History Sources 9
Inquisition 9
Irish language 9
Italian literature 9
Latin poetry, Medieval and modern 9
Manuscripts, Greek 9
Mary, Blessed Virgin, Saint 9
Mathematics, Greek 9
Printing 9
Scottish ballads and songs 9
Universal bibliography 9
Wycliffe, John, d. 1384 9
Anselm, Saint, Archbishop of Canterbury, 1033-1109 8
Arabs 8
Catalan literature 8
Catenae 8
Cathédrale de Chartres 8
Christian ethics 8
God 8
History, Ancient 8
Latin literature, Medieval and modern 8
Law, Medieval 8
Occultism 8
Painters 8
Princesses 8
Probate records 8
Provençal language 8
Science 8
Virgil 8
Bernard, of Clairvaux, Saint, 1090 or 91-1153 7
Booksellers' catalogs 7
Cambridge (England) -- History 7
Catalan language 7
Classical literature 7
Clergy 7
Free will and determinism 7
French drama 7
Grace (Theology) 7
LANGUAGE
english 2,592
french 2,018
latin 1,834
german 1,326
italian 304
spanish 303
russian 252
ancient greek 103
slovenian 60
croatian 44
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Title
Date Published
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PIMS - University of Toronto
by Heiric, of Auxerre, ca. 841-ca. 876
240,822
7
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Internet Archive's 2 millionth Text Scanned Handwritten in Latin by a number of scribes in a script inspired by the court of Charlemagne, this rare and beautiful treasure from the first millennium of Christianity, is one of the gems in the renowned collection of the Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies. The Institute is dedicated to transmitting the inheritance of the Middle Ages to new generations; to deepening our understanding of the life and ideals of Western culture in the time of...
( 1 reviews )
Topics: Homiliaries, Sermons, Latin
PIMS - University of Toronto
by Machiavelli, Niccolò, 1469-1527; Ricci, Luigi
17,477
4
0
27
Topics: Political science, Political ethics
PIMS - University of Toronto
by Battle Abbey; Cleveland, Catherine Lucy Wilhelmina Powlett, Duchess of, 1819-1901
11,401
2
0
27
Topics: Names, Personal -- Norman, Great Britain -- Genealogy
PIMS - University of Toronto
by Statius, P. Papinius (Publius Papinius); Mozley, John Henry
7,649
2
0
Latin and English on opposite pages
PIMS - University of Toronto
by Battle Abbey; Cleveland, Catherine Lucy Wilhelmina Powlett, Duchess of, 1819-1901
7,200
1
0
27
Topics: Names, Personal -- Norman, Great Britain -- Genealogy
PIMS - University of Toronto
by Bogardus, Emory Stephen, 1882-
6,950
0
0
Gift of Very Rev. H. Carr, C.S.B
Topic: Sociology
PIMS - University of Toronto
by Map, Walter, fl. 1200; James, M. R. (Montague Rhodes), 1862-1936
6,897
2
0
27
Topics: England -- Social life and customs To 15th century (inclusive), England -- History 1154-1399...
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Topics: Medley family, Otham Abbey, Michelham Priory, Hailsham (England)
Canadian Libraries
by Sveinbjörn Egilsson, 1791-1852
6,180
4
0
27
Topics: Scalds and scaldic poetry -- Dictionaries Latin, Old Norse language -- Dictionaries Latin, Latin...
PIMS - University of Toronto
by Salutati, Coluccio, 1331-1406; Novati, Francesco, 1859-1915
6,016
1
0
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
PIMS - University of Toronto
by Périer, Augustin
5,914
1
0
27
Topic: Arabic language
PIMS - University of Toronto
by Stokes, Whitley, 1830-1909; Tigernach, Abbot of Clonmacnoise, d. 1088
5,874
3
0
Offprints from Revue celtique, tome 16, 17, 18, 1895-97
Topics: Annals of Clonmacnoise, Ireland -- History To 1603
PIMS - University of Toronto
by Sparrow-Simpson, W. J. (William John), 1859-1952
5,681
2
0
Includes bibliographical references and index
Topic: Augustine, Saint, Bishop of Hippo
Canadian Libraries
by Ptolemy, 2nd cent; Manitius, Karl
5,586
2
0
27
Topics: Astronomy -- Early works to 1800, Mathematics, Greek
PIMS - University of Toronto
by Skeat, Walter W. (Walter William), 1835-1912; Sweet, Henry, 1845-1912
5,398
3
0
27
Topics: English language -- Dictionaries Anglo-Saxon, English language -- Old English, ca. 450-1100...
PIMS - University of Toronto
by Ely, Eng. (Diocese); Gibbons, Alfred W.
5,169
0
0
27
Book cards under editor
PIMS - University of Toronto
by Aristotle
5,129
1
0
27
PIMS - University of Toronto
by Pseudo-Macarius; Macarius, the Egyptian, Saint, 4th cent; Mason, Arthur James, 1851-1928
5,121
0
0
27
Topics: Sermons, Greek -- Translations into English, Sermons, English -- Translations from Greek
PIMS - University of Toronto
by O'Clery, Michael, 1575-1643; O'Clery, Cucogry, d 1664; O'Mulconry, Ferfeasa, fl 1636; O'Duigenan, Cucogry, fl. 1636; O'Clery, Conary, fl 1636; O'Donovan, John, 1809-1861
4,931
3
0
27
Topics: Ireland -- History To 1603, Ireland -- History Sources
PIMS - University of Toronto
by Lewis, Samuel, d. 1865
4,853
0
0
27
27
Topics: Turkish language, Turkish language, Arabic language, Persian language
PIMS - University of Toronto
by Catholic Church. Martyrology
4,585
3
0
27
PIMS - University of Toronto
by O'Clery, Michael, 1575-1643; O'Clery, Cucogry, d 1664; O'Mulconry, Ferfeasa, fl 1636; O'Duigenan, Cucogry, fl. 1636; O'Clery, Conary, fl 1636; O'Donovan, John, 1809-1861
4,555
1
0
27
Topics: Ireland -- History To 1603, Ireland -- History Sources
PIMS - University of Toronto
by Gilson, Etienne, 1884-1978
4,519
3
2
This is Internet Archive Canada's 250,000 Digitized Text First published by the University of St. Michael's College, Toronto, in 1949 and reissued in 1984 to mark the hundredth anniversary of the birth of its author The following excerpt is from the Preface to the re-issued edition: St. Michael's honours the memory of its most distinguished professor of philosophy who lectured in its classrooms almost annually from 1929 to 1972, and who was the founder and life-time director of its Pontifical...
( 2 reviews )
Topics: Nietzsche, Friedrich Wilhelm, 1844-1900, End of the world
PIMS - University of Toronto
by Heath, Thomas Little, Sir, 1861-1940
4,490
4
0
1. From Thales to Euclid.--2. From Aristarchus to Diophantus
Topics: Mathematics, Mathematics, Greek
Source: cart02
Includes bibliographical references
Topic: English poetry -- Old English, ca. 450-1100
Canadian Libraries
by Martianus Capella; Eyssenhardt, Franz Rudolf, 1838-1901
4,446
1
0
26
Topic: Germanicus Caesar, B.C. 15-A.D. 19
PIMS - University of Toronto
by Berkshire, Eng. (Archdeaconry); Phillimore, William Phillimore Watts, 1853-1913
4,379
2
0
27
Topic: Wills -- Berkshire, Eng
PIMS - University of Toronto
by O'Clery, Michael, 1575-1643; O'Clery, Cucogry, d 1664; O'Mulconry, Ferfeasa, fl 1636; O'Duigenan, Cucogry, fl. 1636; O'Clery, Conary, fl 1636; O'Donovan, John, 1809-1861
4,369
1
0
27
Topics: Ireland -- History To 1603, Ireland -- History Sources
PIMS - University of Toronto
by Canterbury, Eng. (Province) District probate registry; Plomer, Henry Robert, 1856-1928
4,298
0
0
27
Topic: Wills -- Canterbury, Eng
PIMS - University of Toronto
by Bishop Stortford, Eng. (Parish); Glasscock, J. L. jun.
4,283
2
0
27
Topics: Epitaphs -- Bishop Stortford, Eng, Churchwardens' accounts
PIMS - University of Toronto
by Hunt, Edward Eyre, 1885-
4,065
1
0
27
Canadian Libraries
by Iceland. Laws, statutes, etc; Finsen, Vilhjálmur Hlöðver, 1823-1892
4,051
1
0
Reprint of 1852 ed., Kjøbenhavn, Brødrene Berlings bogtryckkeri
27
PIMS - University of Toronto
by Clement, of Alexandria, Saint, ca. 150-ca. 215
3,966
4
0
V. 1. Exhortation to the heathen ; The instructor ; The miscellanies; or, Stromata, book 1 -- v. 2. The miscellanies, books 2-8
Topics: Christianity, Philosophy, Ancient, Gnosticism, Christian ethics
27
PIMS - University of Toronto
by O'Clery, Michael, 1575-1643; O'Clery, Cucogry, d 1664; O'Mulconry, Ferfeasa, fl 1636; O'Duigenan, Cucogry, fl. 1636; O'Clery, Conary, fl 1636; O'Donovan, John, 1809-1861
3,945
1
0
27
Topics: Ireland -- History To 1603, Ireland -- History Sources
PIMS - University of Toronto
by Joyce, P. W. (Patrick Weston), 1827-1914
3,904
0
0
27
Topic: Names, Geographical
PIMS - University of Toronto
by John of the Cross, Saint, 1542-1591; Lewis, David, 1814-1895
3,879
1
0
27
Topics: Catholic Church, Theology -- Collected works 16th century
PIMS - University of Toronto
by Clement, of Alexandria, Saint, ca. 150-ca. 215
3,808
2
0
V. 1. Exhortation to the heathen ; The instructor ; The miscellanies; or, Stromata, book 1 -- v. 2. The miscellanies, books 2-8
Topics: Christianity, Philosophy, Ancient, Gnosticism, Christian ethics
PIMS - University of Toronto
3,719
1
2
27
( 2 reviews )
PIMS - University of Toronto
by Philostratus, the Athenian, 2nd/3rd cent; Eunapius. Lives of the philosophers and Sophists; Wright, Wilmer Cave France
3,686
4
0
Greek and English on opposite pages
PIMS - University of Toronto
by Aristotle; Stocks, J. L. (John Leofric), 1882-1937; Wallis, Harry Bernard
3,678
3
0
27
27
Topic: Great Britain -- History Anglo-Saxon period, 449-1066 Sources
PIMS - University of Toronto
by Wright, Thomas, 1810-1877; Wülker, Richard Paul, 1845-1910
3,651
0
0
v. 1. Vocabularies. --v. 2. Indices
Topics: English language, English language
PIMS - University of Toronto
by Burton, John Richard, 1847-; Humphreys, John
3,613
0
0
Pt. I. Acts of Parliament relating to the county / ed. by J. R. Burton and F. S. Pearson, 1898 --pt.II. A classified catalogue of books and other printed matter relating to the county of Worcester, with descriptive and explanatory notes, 1903 --pt.III. Works relating to the botany of Worcestershire / compiled by John Humphreys, 1907
Topic: Worcestershire, Eng. -- Bibliography
In: History of the castle, priory and town of Tutbury in the county of Stafford / Oswald Mosley. London : Simpkin and Marshall : Logman, 1832
Topics: Brown family, Sidney family, Webster family, Sussex (England) -- Genealogy
PIMS - University of Toronto
by Bacon, Roger, 1214?-1294; Bridges, Henry, 1832-1908
3,512
0
0
27
PIMS - University of Toronto
by Dreves, Guido Maria, 1854-1909; Blume, Clemens, 1862-1932; Bannister, Henry Marriott, 1854-1919
3,508
1
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Vol. 1-23 edited by G.M. Dreves; vol. 24-50, 55 edited by G.M. Dreves and C. Blume; vol. 51-52 edited by C. Blume; vol. 53-54 edited by C. Blume and H.M. Bannister
Topics: Catholic Church, Catholic Church, Church music, Hymns, Latin, Religious poetry, Latin
PIMS - University of Toronto
by Kittel, Rudolf, 1853-1929; Beer, Georg, 1865-
3,365
2
1
27
( 1 reviews )
Bibliography: p.[1]-12
Topics: Arms and armor -- England, English language -- Old English, ca. 450-1100 Glossaries, vocabularies,...
27
Topics: Deeds -- Great Britain, Great Britain -- History Sources
PIMS - University of Toronto
by Zeller, Eduard, 1814-1908; Costelloe, Benjamin Francis Conn, 1855-1899; Muirhead, John H. (John Henry), 1855-1940
3,316
1
0
"Embraces part II. div. II. of the third edition of Dr. Eduard Zeller's work on 'The philosophy of the Greeks in its historical development'."--Translators' note
Topics: Aristotle, Peripatetics
27
Topics: Deeds -- Great Britain, Great Britain -- History Sources
PIMS - University of Toronto
by Macaulay, Thomas Babington Macaulay, Baron, 1800-1859
3,264
0
0
27
PIMS - University of Toronto
by Woulfe, Patrick
3,248
2
0
27
PIMS - University of Toronto
by Amphlett, John, 1845-1918; Baldwyn-Childe
3,182
0
0
27
Topic: Great Britain -- Charters, grants, privileges
Issued in parts
Topic: Germanic antiquities
PIMS - University of Toronto
by Gibson, Margaret Dunlop Smith
3,083
1
0
27
PIMS - University of Toronto
by Ginsburg, Christian D. (Christian David), 1831-1914
3,078
5
1
27
( 1 reviews )
Topic: Bible
AIR-3802 awab
Topics: Paisley Abbey, Scotland -- Church history To 1500
PIMS - University of Toronto
by O'Clery, Michael, 1575-1643; O'Clery, Cucogry, d 1664; O'Mulconry, Ferfeasa, fl 1636; O'Duigenan, Cucogry, fl. 1636; O'Clery, Conary, fl 1636; O'Donovan, John, 1809-1861
3,058
1
0
27
Topics: Ireland -- History To 1603, Ireland -- History Sources
PIMS - University of Toronto
by Great Britain. Exchequer; Story-Maskelyne, Anthony St. John, 1861-1938; Dawes, Michael Charles Burdett; Johnson, Harold Cottam
3,010
2
0
27
Topic: Land tenure
PIMS - University of Toronto
by Gasquet, Francis Aidan, 1846-1929
3,004
2
0
27
Topic: Black death
PIMS - University of Toronto
by "Slovenská matica" v Ljublijani; Bleiweis, Johann, Ritter von Torsteniskí, 1808-1881
3,002
0
0
Editor: 1866-81, Janez vitez Bleiweis-Trstenki
PIMS - University of Toronto
by Skeat, Walter W. (Walter William), 1835-1912
2,947
1
0
Bibliography: v.1, p. ix-xii
Topic: English language -- Etymology
PIMS - University of Toronto
by Boethius, d. 524; Chaucer, Geoffrey, d. 1400; Furnivall, Frederick James, 1825-1910
2,938
1
0
27
27
Topics: Deeds -- Great Britain, Great Britain -- History Sources
ehsk
Topic: Margam Abbey
Includes bibliographies and indexes
Topic: Great Britain -- History Sources
Canadian Libraries
by Ptolemy, 2nd cent; Manitius, Karl
2,903
2
0
27
Topics: Astronomy -- Early works to 1800, Mathematics, Greek
Vol. 1. A-B -- Vol. 2. C-E -- Vol. 3. F-M -- Vol. N-Z
Topics: Christian saints -- Wales, Christian saints -- England Cornwall (County), Christian saints --...
27
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Topic: Héloïse, 1101-1164
Vol.1: 1870 ed
Topics: Giraldus, Cambrensis, 1146?-1223?, Ireland -- History